How in the world ...did I end up in a yarn store in Galena you ask? Well, back around 1996, my husband and I were living in suburban Chicago, and visited Sean's parents outside of Galena. We fell in love with the rolling hills and historic small town, and eventually purchased a "farm", where we started spending as many weekends as possible. We had always talked about "moving to the farm one day", and "getting out of the concrete jungle". So after 15 years as a Facilities Engineer at a manufacturing plant, and Sean's exhaustion from traveling internationally, we decided to make the "big move".
Sean set out to look for opportunities in Galena, to either buy a business or start something, when I called him and suggested we open a yarn store. I believe his first question was "what's a yarn store?" I simply explained that it was one of those stores that I would drag him into, and he would immediately…
- Joined November 2, 2008